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Kamoi Museum / TNA Architects
Cultural Architecture, Japanese Architecture

Kamoi Museum / TNA Architects

The Kamoi Museum designed by Japanese Architects TNA and completed in 2012 is an old factory renovation for the KAMOI-KAKOSHI processed paper company in Japan. The Architects aimed to change the dark, cold image of the factory into a bright and comfortable work space. KAMOI-KAKOSHI is a Japanese company with a history of nearly 100 years famous for its Masking Tape (MT). This tape is made…

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Naked House / Shigeru Ban
Japanese Architecture, Residential

Naked House / Shigeru Ban

The Naked House, located in Kawagoe, Japan designed by the japanese architect Shigeru Ban provides shelter for a family with five members, including two children and the owner’s elderly mother. The owner wanted a house that “provides the least privacy so that the family members are not secluded from one another, a house that gives everyone the freedom to have individual activities in…

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Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates
Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates

Kanagawa Institute of Technology, KAIT workshop, near Tokyo is the first project in which Ishigami succeeds in expanding the idea of blurring spaces. This project has become an ambiguous space, which no longer has any visible identifiable boundaries. Ishigami says about his interest in architecture: “A quality of nature is that it is governed by certain rules which at the same…

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